All Supermarkets articles – Page 7

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    Nasser faces knockout over NASDA

    2009-04-19T00:00:00Z

    Liverpool shopkeeper Nasser Afghrani has been threatened with legal action by supermarket giant Asda after cheekily naming his store NASDA.

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    Co-op converges on a single brand

    2009-04-03T00:00:00Z

    The consolidation of the Co-operative group has moved a step closer with the Plymouth South West Co-operative Society joining the national 'The Co-operative' brand.

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    Co-op and Payzone strike five-year deal

    2009-03-20T00:00:00Z

    Co-operative Group shoppers will be able to pay their council tax and housing rents at the Societies' stores under a new five-year agreement with Payzone.

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    Tesco appeal success shows Inquiry's flaws

    2009-03-20T00:00:00Z

    Retailers are fuming after the Competition Appeals Tribunal upheld Tesco's appeal against the proposed 'competition test'.

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    Co-ops join forces to share in success

    2009-03-04T00:00:00Z

    The Midlands and Southern Co-operative Societies have announced they are to adopt the national Co-operative brand.

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    Tesco loses price battle

    2009-01-23T00:00:00Z

    A small rural retailer has launched a war on Tesco s prices in a bid to change the public perception that small shops are pricier than the supermarkets. Pablo Dimoglou, who owns Yaxham Waters Farm Shop in Yaxham, Norfolk, is offering...

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    Co-op resolves to crack on with refits

    2009-01-09T00:00:00Z

    The Co-operative Group has brushed aside fears of economic turbulence with the announcement that its programme to rebrand all of its food stores will continue in 2009.

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    Southern Co-op snaps up 13 Nearby Stores

    2009-01-09T00:00:00Z

    Southern Co-operatives has purchased 13 stores from beleaguered convenience chain Nearby Stores, which went into voluntary administration at the end of 2008.

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    Co-op waits for keys to Somerfield

    2008-12-13T00:00:00Z

    The Co-operative Group will not get its hands on the keys to Somerfield before mid-February 2009, chief executive Peter Marks has revealed.

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    Co-op store taps into water power

    2008-12-13T00:00:00Z

    A Co-op in New Mills, Derbyshire, has become the first hydro-powered convenience store in the UK.

  • Dear Jac

    Dear Jac: Feedback on Tesco

    2008-11-14T00:00:00Z

    Do you trade near a Tesco Express? I need feedback

  • Promoted

    Co-op wins plaudits for its training

    2008-11-14T00:00:00Z

    Lincolnshire Co-operative has won a Regional Training Award for its staff training scheme to tackle underage sales.

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    Tesco stalls over CC test

    2008-11-14T00:00:00Z

    Tesco has been accused of stalling for time after beginning an appeal which is likely to delay the implementation of the Competition Commission s (CC) recommendations for the grocery market

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    Co-op on track to hit energy targets

    2008-11-11T00:00:00Z

    The Co-operative Group has hit the halfway mark in its drive to cut energy bills by 25%.

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    Waitrose’s c-store plan

    2008-10-17T00:00:00Z

    Waitrose has revealed that Trinity Square, Nottingham will be the home of its first convenience store. The 5,815sq ft outlet is due to open on December 11 opposite the city s John Lewis department store. It will feature a self-service food...

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    It’s a fair Co-op guv

    2008-10-17T00:00:00Z

    Co-operative stores in North Yorkshire are offering refreshments to police officers so they can spend time with customers. The scheme, dubbed It s a Fair Co-op of Tea, Guv, is being rolled out across North Yorkshire and the city of York in support...

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    The Co-operative Group policies put to the vote

    2008-10-03T00:00:00Z

    The Co-operative Group has invited its 85,000 employees and three million members to determine the group s future community spending. The group has published a survey on its website which offers members and staff the opportunity to decide which...

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    Food sales on a high at Co-op

    2008-10-03T00:00:00Z

    The Co-operative Group has reported a 43.5% rise in food sales for the first half of 2008. Food sales hit 2.4bn during the period, and trading profit rose by 67.7% ( 126m). The results also showed that like-for-like sales for the first half of the...

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    Co-op joins the war against knife crime

    2008-10-03T00:00:00Z

    The Heart of England Co-op has made a stand against knife crime by removing all kitchen knives from sale at its 33 food stores. The society has also enforced a strict Challenge 25 policy for knife sales at its eight non-food stores. Heart of England...

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    OFT to investigate Tesco acquisition

    2008-10-03T00:00:00Z

    The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is to investigate Tesco s take-over of an independent supermarket in Barnstaple, Devon. Brian Ford s Discount store was bought by a property firm on behalf of Tesco in 2003. It was only in August that Tesco s...